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Picture Perfect: Sony RX100 VI The RX100 VI can also shoot at up to 24 fps at full resolution with continuous AF/AE tracking.

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Sony has expanded its popular Cyber-shot RX100 series with the RX100 VI, the first to include a high magnification zoom lens. It has an impressive ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24- 200mmi F2.8-F4.5 lens, and a one-inch stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip, as well as an upgraded BIONZ X image processor.

Additionally, the RX100 VI features an efficient Fast Hybrid AF system with 315-point phase-detection AF points on the sensor. It can also shoot at up to 24 fps at full resolution with continuous AF/AE tracking. The pocket-sized camera is packed with a variety of video capabilities that include Fast Hybrid AF, 4K HDR compatibility, 120p Full HD mode, Picture Profile, proxy recording and more.

The Sony RX100 VI. Image credit: Sony.

The RX100 VI is also able to record super slow-motion video at either 240 fps, 480 fps, or 960 fps. The RX100 VI boasts impressive technical specs but it's also easy to use. It has a touch shutter that can be activated by tapping the back-LCD screen, a zoom lever with customizable zoom speeds and an LCD that can be rotated 180 degrees upward or 90 degrees downward for a variety of shooting angles.

There is also a Monitor Auto Off function that boosts max number of still images by up to 30%. The camera is also Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth compatible which makes sharing your photos easy.

Related: The Compact Sony RX0 Can Reach Places That Conventional Cameras Simply Cannot

Tamara Clarke

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Tamara Clarke, a former software development professional, is the tech and lifestyle enthusiast behind The Global Gazette, one of the most active blogs in the Middle East. The Global Gazette has been welcomed and lauded by some of the most influential tech brands in the region. Clarke’s goal is to inform about technology and how it supports our lifestyles. See her work both in print regional publications and online on her blog where she discusses everything from how a new gadget improves day-to-day life to how to coordinate your smartphone accessories. Visit www.theglobalgazette.com and talk to her on Twitter @GlobalGazette. #TamTalksTech 
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